Rwanda

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Capital
Kigali
Official languages
English, French & Kinyarwanda
Population (2019)
12,301,939
Median age (2018 est.), years
18.5
Urbanization rate (2015 - 2018), % p.a.
3.16
Urban population (2018), % of total
17.21
Rural population (2018), % of total
82.79
Population density (2018), per km2
498.6
HDI (2018), rank of 188
158 of 188
National Currency
Rwandan Franc, RWF
Exchange rate (July 2019) USD
1 USD = 91 RWF
GDP (2018), USD million current
9.509
GDP growth (2018), %
8.67
GDP annual growth rate forecast (2020), %
7
GNI per capita (2018), current int’l USD
2,210
Inflation (2018), %
1.1
Inflation Rate Forecast (2020), %
4
Foreign Direct Investment, net inflows (2018), BOP current USD millions
293.4
Net official development assistance (2018), current USD million
1,225
Budget deficit (2018), % of GDP
4.8
Ease of Doing Business (2018), rank of 190
29
TI Corruption Index (2018), rank of 180
48
Installed Generation Capacity (MW, 2017)
220
Installed Fossil Fuel Capacity (MW, 2017), % of total installed capacity
42
Hydro Capacity (MW, 2017), % of total installed capacity
51
Other RE Capacity (2017), % of total installed capacity
7
Net Eletricity Imports (GWH, 2016)
42
Electrification rate, total (2017) %
34.1
Electrification rate, urban (2017) %
84.8
Electrification rate, rural (2017) %
23.6
Peak demand (2016), MW
120
Per Capita Electricity Consumption (KWH, 2015)
43